Director, Credit Union Resources and Expansion
Martha Ninichuk serves as the Director of the Office of Credit Union Resources and Expansion. In this role, Ms. Ninichuk is responsible for chartering and field-of-membership matters, low-income designations, charter conversions and bylaw amendments. Her office also provides online training to credit union board members, management and staff, and technical assistance through grants and loans funded by the Community Development Revolving Loan Fund. Additionally, Ms. Ninichuk oversees the agency’s minority depository institutions preservation program.
With more than 25 years of credit union experience, Ms. Ninichuk held a number of leadership positions in both the U.S. and international credit union systems. She joined the NCUA in April 2012 as the Deputy Director of the then-Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives. Prior to joining the NCUA, she worked at the Michigan Credit Union League, the Maryland and D.C. Credit Union Association, and the World Council of Credit Unions. She was also the manager of St. Cletus Credit Union, a small, faith-based institution located in Warren, Michigan.
Ms. Ninichuk holds a Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University.